- Disney’s Going Digital: Buy Once, Watch Anywhere – The slow boat of convergence is picking up speed.
- U.S. Navy CIO: Social Media Should Be Part of Military IT Standard – U.S. Navy CIO Rob Carey wrote that social media is a resource for the American military that should be used to build trust and collaborate, both within and outside the organization.
- How the Internet is Changing the Way We Will Watch TV: Scientific American – The slow boat of convergence continues to chug along…
- Gartner: Loosen up on Social Networks, Security | Deep Tech – CNET News – The reality of enabling social networks marches on. From the article: "…corporate computing departments shouldn't block social networking and security shouldn't completely lock down communications with the outside world. And even if information technology authorities wanted to shut down such activity, they couldn't. "
Posts Tagged television
- TV remains top source of news even as online grows –
- Why We’re Failing in Math and Science – O’Reilly Radar – A great post from Tim O'Reilly reminding us how America is "dumbing down" just when we need to be building education and intelligence in order to compete in the global marketplace.
- Do Social Networks Bring the End of Privacy?: Scientific American – SciAm considers how new Web behaviors are changing our ideas of privacy and ponders if "Existing law should be extended to allow some privacy protection for things that people say and do in what would have previously been considered the public domain."
- enterprise 2.0 … it’s this simple, see « pm blog – Mazy Hedayat posts a deliciously complex and confusing diagram that summarizes all the moving parts of Enterprise 2.0. A bit tough to read or use for learning, but it is a great summary…
- Why Companies Need Web 2.0 – Forbes.com – No new news here, but Mike Schaffner summarizes how "Web 2.0" (cringe) technologies must be adopted by companies to remain competitive.
- Tear down the broadcast towers – BuzzMachine » Blog Archive – Jeff Jarvis posits on how Web video and radio "could" make broadcast obsolete. Best part of the post is the comments. The way we consume media is changing dramatically and it will impact how we use media to teach.
- Grockit – About Us – Learning 2.0 – From the site: "Grockit is Learning 2.0. Grockit is about questioning together. To this end, we are developing an online learning game where people can teach each other." I look forward to seeing the game!
- The Future of Media >> TV Gets More Social – Perhaps we can move beyond the boob tube: "New technologies focusing on the convergence of TV and community continue to turn watching TV into a social activity."
- OLPC XO Laptop 2.0 Has Dual Touchscreens, Looks Amazing and Future-y – OK – Great. But how will this new design hold up in a developing nation environment? I wonder if OLPC has lost focus from its primary misson..
- Once shunned by academics, Wikipedia now a teaching tool (AFP) by AFP: Yahoo! Tech – The cultural tides are changing to embrace Web 2.0: "Wikipedia, the upstart Internet encyclopedia that most universities forbid students to use, has suddenly become a teaching tool for professors"
- Unplugging Conferences (Techlearning blog) – Steve Hargadon shares his twelve (OK – thirteen) "Ideas for enhancing or creating self-organized meetings". Unconfrences are (potentially) a great opportunity to recreate Web spontaneity and dynamic learning in a live setting.
These are my links for April 23rd through April 28th:
- Gin, Television, and Social Surplus – Here Comes Everybody – Transcript of Clay Shirky's great presentation at Web 2.0 Conference. As always, his insight into the social impact of technology is sharp as he walks us through all of us finding better things to do with our time (sorry TV).
- InSTEDD – Web 2.0 is not just about the money. The power of the Web and social networks is being harnessed to addressed some of the most importnt issues we face. InSTEDD is just one example. The Web is the global brain to help us learn and perform better.
- On Managing A Community | chrisbrogan.com – Chris Brogan weighs in on the emerging role of community manager. While his focus is on a media and events company, it is food for thought on what the tasks and measures should be for a learning community manager – a central role in Learning 2.0.
- Morgan Stanley’s March Internet Trends Report: Social Applications Dominating – Oh what a difference a year makes! A report chock full of data on the amazing and continuing growth of social networks. As this becomes a communications standard, it will have huge impact on how we work and learn.
- More Thoughts on Why Workplace Learning Is Largely Learning 1.0 –
These are my links for April 22nd through April 23rd:
- Blog Learning : eLearning Technology – Tony's take on the power of blogs as a learning tool. True for established bloggers with the time/incentive to blog and who build up a network of cohorts. But for the average Joe's blogs give reflection opportunities – valuable, but not unigue to blogs.
- Web 2.0 Expo Preview: Torture by Information Overload – This comes up more and more in the questions at the events I deliver. People are increasingly concerned about the productivity impacts of Web 2.0 platforms. If your employee Twitters all day, does her performance improve?
- Whitepapers – Building a collaborative workplace – Anecdote lays out a series of steps for developing your organization's collaboration capability and includes a simple test of your current collaboration capability.
- The Future of Technology: Total Convergence and the “Media Explosion” – Interesting bit of crystal ball gazing about how we will consume media in the future. Lots of interesting extrapolation possibilities about how we may consume knowledge and learning as well!
These are my links for April 14th through April 15th:
- WatchingTV Online – Blog I just discovered tracking the move of television to the Web. If their theme is correct, this will be a "threat to big media". No saying how the convergence game will play out, but converge we will!
- The Mobile Web Was Born Only Yesterday – I agree wholeheartedly with Michael: "So I disagree that The Mobile Web is dead. For many of us it is just coming alive." Just look at the use of mobil outside the US. The future of the Web is a mobile one.
- Social Aggregators Emerge To Manage Digital Lifestyles [Dion Hinchcliffe’s Web 2.0 Blog] – Dion's wonderfully brief post about the rise of social aggregation. This HAD to happen as social fatigue sets in. These will be a model for the future of managing one of our auxillary brains (our social graph(s))